"Piano Bench"

Description

Design drawing titled "Piano Bench" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style rectangular bench has low flaring sides with rolled tops; upholstered seat and sides; straight apron; and four tapered square legs with carved turnings at top and bottom above cylindrical feet. Inlaid decoration includes: rosettes at ends of flared sides; central plaque with patera on apron; and diiamond shape on corner blocks. Title, design notes and "27717 / Solomon Lincoln" are handwritten on drawing. Title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
piano benches
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 1/2 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.009.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item